Handwriting is a skill that is important for individuals across all ages. Whether it’s for completing school work, writing checks, filling out medical forms at a doctor’s office, or being able to sign important documents, writing is an important part of day to day life. Many injuries, conditions and illnesses can impact an individual’s ability […]
A tub transfer bench can be an important DME consideration. Verbal explanation can be difficult, and this handout can offer a written and visual guide for proper set up and use of a transfer bench. May be used in conjunction with home evaluation, discharge planning, caregiver education, and/or during OT intervention to improve recall and […]
For therapists who find themselves performing in room treatment sessions with little to no equipment, here is a list of activities to help re-energize treatment sessions, spark new ideas, and promote the use of functional activities. We at Therapy Insights aim to help clinicians continue to provide challenging and dynamic patient care with excellent outcomes. […]
Foot care is an important part of staying healthy and preventing medical crises. This handout is designed to help patients learn how to independently complete a proper foot care inspection and outlines red flags that may indicate the need for medical attention.
The ability to drive significantly improves a person’s independence, life participation in activities of daily living, quality of life and satisfaction, and re-integration into the community. This handout provides education regarding the cognitive, emotional, perceptual, and physical skills needed to operate a motor vehicle and steps to assess readiness and safety for return to driving […]